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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Robert Helyer Thayer
RLIN number: NXCP88-A14
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Eisenhower Administration Project
Description: United States embassy in Paris, 1951-1954; State Department, European section, 1954; Ambassador to Romania, 1955-58; Suez crisis, cold war, Rumanian-United States relations; Assistant Secretary for Education and Cultural Affairs, 1958-1963, cultural exchanges; impressions of John Foster Dulles and Harold Stassen.
Extent: Transcript: 44 leaves, Tape: 1 reel
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1976. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part III, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1972 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Thayer, Robert Helyer, 1901-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1901
Speaker occupation: Ambassador; Diplomat
Age at speaking: 71
Document date: 1972
Interviewer: Luter, John
People discussed: Dwight D. Eisenhower; Eisenhower, Dwight D., 1890-1969; Eisenhower, Dwight David
Organizations discussed: U.S. Department of State
Historical events discussed: Arab-Israeli Conflicts, 1949-; Suez Crisis, 1956
Locations discussed: Europe; North America; Romania; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Ambassadors; Arab-Israeli Conflicts, 1949-; Diplomacy; Diplomats; Dwight D. Eisenhower; Eisenhower, Dwight D., 1890-1969; Eisenhower, Dwight David; Europe; North America; Oral history; Romania; Suez Crisis, 1956; U.S. Department of State; United States; United States--Politics and government--1953-1961
Topics discussed - Other terms: Romania--History--1944-; Thayer, Robert Helyer, 1901-; United States--President (1953-1961 : Eisenhower)
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019303-14746